Ph.D., Literature, Duke University, April 2017
Dissertation: Digital Environmental Metabolisms: An Ecocritical Project of the Digital Environmental Humanities
>full open text of Digital Environmental Metabolisms now available online: https://dukespace.lib.duke.edu/dspace/handle/10161/14457
Committee: N. Katherine Hayles, Michael Hardt, Mark B.N. Hansen, David F. Bell
Information Science + Studies Certificate
M.A., Publishing & Writing, Emerson College, 2010
Concentrations: Professional Writing & Editing, Experimental Narrative, Digital Publication Design
Master’s Thesis Project: Innovative Narrative Design multimedia project, available online http://issuu.com/amandastarling/docs/innovative_narrative_design_for_print_booklet_for_/1
B.A. with Honors (Summa Cum Laude), French, Vanderbilt University, 2005
RESEARCH AND TEACHING AREAS
Global Environmental Humanities; Comparative Media Theory; Digital Media Theory & Practice; Ecocritical Digital Humanities; Environmental Justice; Digital Pedagogy; Digital Humanities Theory & Practice; Contemporary Literary Theory; 20th and 21st Century Global Literatures; Science Fiction and the Speculative Novel; Climate Fiction; Multi-modal Publication Design; Professional Communication; Digital Literacy & Communication.
AWARDS & GRANTS
Collaborative Project Courses Faculty Fellowship, Duke University, 2019-2020.
Outstanding Leadership in Sustainability Faculty Award, for excellence in environmental and sustainability teaching. Granted by Duke University, Spring 2019.
Teaching Award, from the Dean of Academic Affairs for Trinity College of Arts and Sciences, for Top Student Evaluations in the 5% of all Humanities Instructors at Duke, Duke University, Fall 2017.
Fellowship, Duke PhD Lab in Digital Knowledge Fellows, 2016-2017.
Grant, “Environmental Arts & Humanities Network,” Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Humanities Writ Large Emerging Networks Fellowship, 2016.
Research Conference Travel Grant, Duke University Graduate School, October 2016.
Summer Research Fellowship, Duke Literature, Duke University, 2016.
Summer Research Fellowship, Graduate School, Duke University, 2015.
Research Fellowship, Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Humanities Writ Large Digital Humanities Fellowship, Duke University, 2014-2015.
Summer Research Fellowship, Graduate School, Duke University, 2014.
Duke University Flipping the Classroom Faculty Fellowship Award, 2013-2014.
Research Fellowship, HASTAC + Duke PhD Lab Summer Research Assistantship, STEAM Challenge, 2013.
HASTAC Scholar Fellowship, Classes of 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016.
Recipient, Featured Scholar and Blogger in the Women, Technology & New Media Bibliography, 2012.
Recipient, Franklin Humanities Institute, Graduate Digital Scholarship Initiative Grant, Duke, 2011-2016.
James B. Duke Fellowship, Graduate School, Duke University, 2011-2015.
Recipient, Excellence in Teaching Award, Northwestern University, Nomination 2010.
Book Design Award, Boston Bookbuilders Scholarship, Boston, MA, 2010.
Emerson College Publishing & Writing Graduate Assistantship, Emerson College, 2008-2010.
French Government Prize for Excellence in French, Vanderbilt University, 2005
Maxwell Lancaster Medal for Excellence in Italian, Vanderbilt University, 2005.
Jacqueline Wachs French Essay Scholarship Contest, 1st place, Spring 2003.
REFEREED PUBLICATIONS, TEXTBOOKS, & REVIEWS
“Kitting the Digital Humanities for the Anthropocene: Digital Metabolism and Eco-Critical DH,” submitted, Spring 2019.
“Dirtying the Digital,” Digital Trash Exhibition Catalog, Rutgers, Fall 2018.
“Remaking the Arts through Ecocritical Digital Humanities,” MediaCommons Field Guide, ed. D’An Knowles Ball, March 2017.
Network Ecologies, Franklin Humanities Institute, August 2016, online: http://scalar.usc.edu/works/network-ecologies/index.
“Restor(y)ing the Ground: Digital Environmental Media Studies,” Networking Knowledge, Vol 9, No 5 (2016).
“Manifest Data: A Kit to Create Personal Digital Data-Based Sculptures,” in Hyperrhiz 13, October 15, 2015, online, in collaboration with the Manifest Data team of the S-1 Speculative Sensation Lab.
“Grounding the Cloud, or Mapping a Digital Metabology Through Art,” Dissect Journal, Spring 2015, 115-137.
“Doing Humanities Scholarship Online: A Case Study for the Literary Digital Humanities Writing Course,” Interdisciplinary Humanities, Spring 2014, 23-41.
“Invisible Visualities: Augmented Reality Art and the Contemporary Media Ecology,” Convergence: The International Journal of Research into New Media Technologies, Special Issue “Cultural Expression in Mixed and Augmented Reality,” eds. Jay Bolter & Maria Engberg, 2014, Vol. 20(1) 25–32.
“Re/Presentation: Aestheticizing the Anthropocence,” essay in digital collaborative project entitled Postcolonialism & the Anthropocene: http://sites.fhi.duke.edu/anthropocene/representation, 2013.
“Altmetrics and the Decoupled Journal: An Endgame for Open Access,” in Priego, E., Networked Researcher Open Access Week 2012 Blogging Unconference Proceedings. Networked Researcher, http://openaccess.city.ac.uk/8419, 2012.
“Эстетика и педагогика электронной литературы,” trans. “Aesthetics and Pedagogics of Electronic Literature Review of scholarship in English),” New Literary Observer, Moscow, 2012, 327-338. Online as well on Zhurnalny Zal, Moscow, 2012.
“A Bibliographic Overview of Electronic Literature.” Electronic Literature Directory, http://directory.eliterature.org/article/4573, 2012.
“Reading Moving Letters: Digital Literature in Research and Teaching, a Handbook, A Review.” Electronic Literature Directory, http://directory.eliterature.org/e-lit-resource/3737, 2012.
“The Aesthetics of Net Literature, A Review.” Electronic Literature Directory, http://directory.eliterature.org/e-lit-resource/3738, 2012.
Beginning Computer Literacy for ESOL, print and online interactive textbook, for Boston Chinatown Neighborhood Center, Boston MA, 2011.
ESL Tutor Training Manual, written for the Writing and Academic Resource Center at Emerson College, Boston, MA, 2011.
VIBBRE Plagiarism Policies and Procedures: How to Avoid Plagiarism in Academic and Research Work, for VIBBRE Research Group, Vanderbilt University, 2010.
SELECTED PUBLIC DIGITAL SCHOLARLY WRITING
For HASTAC: Humanities, Arts, Science, and Technology Alliance and Collaboratory, online: https://www.hastac.org/u/amanda-starling-gould
“Spend Your Summer Learning to Code! Tried and Tested Resources for Free and Inexpensive Online Courses,” 2015.
“Digitally Annotating the Graphic Novel: Digital Pedagogy Project,” 2014.
“Digital Pedagogy Project: Teaching the Transmedia Essay,” 2014.
“Coding with the Women’s Coding Collective” A four-part series, 2014.
“Duke Flipping the Classroom Faculty Panel: STEM Flips, TBL, POGIL, and STEAMy Digital Humanities,” 2014.
“#toofew Wikipedia Edit-a-thon FemHack: #toofew FemWikiBot,” 2013.
“Twitter-Journalism (Twittalism): What Are the Responsibilities of the Academic Live-Tweeter?,” 2012.
“The Power of We: Collaboration in the Classroom. Or How I Live-Tweeted Class with My Class,” 2012.
For Journal of Interactive Technology and Pedagogy, online
“Polar Bears and #ObamaSelfies: The Critical Intersections of Digital Humanities and Environmental Justice,” 2015. http://jitp.commons.gc.cuny.edu/this-week-polar-bears-and-obamaselfies-the-critical-intersections-of-digital-humanities-and-environmental-justice/#comment-1372
“This Week in Digital Humanities Pedagogy, May 13, 2015,” 2015.
For Duke Digital Scholarship Services, online
“Assessing Digital Scholarship Collaborative Workshop Materials,” 2014.
For Duke Research Computing, online
“Digital Metabolism Goes to the Library,” 2015.
In Collaboration with Duke Center for Instructional Technology (CIT), online
“Flipping the Classroom Fellowship: Authentic Learning in the Humanities,” Duke CIT Faculty Profile of Amanda Starling Gould and Sandra Valnes Quammen, 2014.
On Digital Publication Design, Network Ecologies Scalar Project, online
“Digital Scholarly Publication Design,” a six-part design series, 2014.
DIGITAL PROJECTS & CREATIVE WORK
“Social Movements Map,” in-process collaboration between the Duke Social Movements Lab, the Franklin Humanities Institute, and students from Duke University.
“Global Environmental Humanities Solutions Map” a crowd-sourced, student-led global map of innovative sustainability solutions, 2017-present.
“Network Ecologies,” A multi-modal digital publication using the Scalar platform. Published by the Duke Franklin Humanities Institute, August 2016.
“Manifest Data Kit Exhibit,” Hyperrhiz Kits, Plans, and Schematics: Art Exhibition, Rutgers University Modlab, October 15-Spring 2016.
“Manifest Data,” a multi-modal collaborative project that captures and translates personal digital internet browsing data into physical sculpture. PI, Project Manager, Lead Designer. In collaboration with Duke’s S-1 Speculative Sensation Lab, 2015.
“Ecology of Networks,” Grant Project sponsored by Duke FHI and the PhD Lab in Digital Knowledge, member of the Digital Humanities Praxis Network: http://sites.fhi.duke.edu/ecologyofnetworks, 2013-2016.
“Network(ed) Metabolism™,” a performative project exploring capitalistic data capture and the human’s implication in the digital’s metabolism. PI, Project Manager, Lead Designer. In collaboration with Duke’s S-1 Speculative Sensation Lab, 2014.
“Networked Synesthesia,” an exploration in physical computing and collaborative sensory input that created a living video game controller from bodily data. Collaborator. In collaboration with Duke’s S-1 Speculative Sensation Lab.
“Biometric Selection Engine™: Biometric Books,” a project creating abridged books based on personal biometric response. In collaboration with Duke’s S-1 Speculative Sensation Lab, 2013.
“Microblogging Marx: A Transliterary Multimodal Essay,” http://microbloggingmarx.wordpress.com, 2012.
“CHAT Fest QR Code Intervention Exhibition,” Collaborations in Humanities, Arts, & Technology (CHAT) Festival 2012, Duke University, http://texturalliterature.blogspot.com/p/chat-fest-qr-code-intervention-2012.html, 2012.
“Museum of NonZero Maps,” a digital-visual argument, http://museumofnonzeromaps.tumblr.com, 2012.
“Innovative Narrative Design: A Chance Encounter,” a multimodal book that retells a single story in fifty different ways using dozens of different media types, http://issuu.com/amandastarling/docs/innovative_narrative_design_for_print_booklet_for_/1, 2010.
CONFERENCES, GUEST LECTURES
“EcoCritical Digital Humanities, Or How to Save the Planet,” Association for Computers and the Humanities Conference, July 24, 2019.
EcoDH: Intersections of Environmental and Digital Humanities—Digital Dialogue Panel, MITH Digital Dialogue, University of Maryland, Sept 18, 2018.
“#EcoDH: Global Environmental Digital Humanities,” Global Digital Humanities Symposium, Michigan State, March 22-23, 2018.
“Dirty Digital Humanities: From iPhones to eWaste.” SustainableUX 2018: Design in a Warming World, February 15, 2018.
“Possible Digital Worlds, One Material World: EcoDH Roundtable Discussion,” HASTAC 2017 Conference, November 2-4, 2017.
“Climates of Care: Re-narrating Nature Through Digital Storytelling,” Duke PhD Lab, Duke University, March 10, 2017.
“Restor(y)ing the Ground: Digital Environmental Media Studies & Eco-Critical DH.” Modern Language Association (MLA) Convention 2017, Philadelphia, January, 8, 2017.
“Technospheric Media Theory in the Age of the Anthropocene: From Mythological Motifs to Models for Sustainable Digital Practice.” Timescales Environmental Humanities Conference, University of Pennsylvania, October 22, 2016.
“Sustainable Media Studies: The Rhetoric of Digital Environmental Art.” Literature Colloquium, Duke University, October 5, 2016. Respondent: Dr. Whitney Trettien (UNC-Chapel Hill).
“Digital Materiality in the Anthropocene” Response to Elizabeth Povinelli keynote presentation, “The Three Figures of Geontology,” for UNC –Chapel Hill’s “The Anthropocene and the Humanities – An Open Conversation” event, UNC – Chapel Hill, April 29, 2016.
“Making & Materiality in the Arts and Humanities.” Invited panelist on Round Table Discussion, Collaborations: Humanities, Arts, and Technology (CHAT) Festival Conference, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, March 1-4, 2016.
“Is Technology Good for the Environment?” Duke University OIT Learn IT @ Lunch Series, co-presented with Casey Roe, Assistant Director – Sustainable Duke, February 24, 2016.
“Grounding the Cloud: Digital Metabolism as Ambient Sculpture,” Rutgers University, November 11, 2015.
“Traversing Networks of Complexity. From Database Artworks to Contemporary Networked Publications” co-written with Florian Wiencek, to be presented at the “Digital Abstraction at the Interface between Electronic Media Arts and Data Visualization,” Jacobs University, Bremen, Germany, May 7-8, 2015.
“Digital Metabolism: Using Digital Tools to Hack Humanities Research.” AEGS ‘How Do You Do Digital Humanities?’ Conference, North Carolina State University, March 27-28, 2015.
“Manifest Data: 3D Printing Personal Digital Personal Data to Demonstrate Digital Metabolism.” Places & Spaces: Mapping Science exhibition opening, Duke University, January 21, 2015.
“Expeditions in Digital Pedagogy,” on panel, “Interactive Pedagogy: A Graduate Student Perspective,” Collaborations in Humanities, Arts, & Technology (CHAT) Festival 2014, North Carolina State University, February 28, 2014.
Duke Doing DH Digital Humanities Faculty Pedagogy Panel, Duke University, February 10, 2014, panelist.
CIT Teaching and Learning Seminar: Flipping the Classroom: Perspectives from Duke Faculty, January 23, 2014, faculty panelist.
Responsible Conduct of Research Training Forum: Creating Coherent and Sustainable Digital Scholarship, Duke University, November 19, 2013, invited co-presenter.
Electronic Literature Guest Scholar, Kean University Dr. Mia Zamora’s Introduction to Electronic Literature graduate and senior level undergraduate course. In discussion of my article Bibliographic Overview of Electronic Literature, March 26, 2013.
“Mapping the Network: Cybercartographies and Non-Zero Interfaces,” THATCamp Theory, Rutgers University, October 13-14, 2012.
Participant in workshop, “Collaboration by Difference” at Duke University, as part of the Franklin Humanities Institute series on Digital Scholarship. February 21, 2012.
“NU Global IEP Advising Overview,” Northeastern University, March 7, 2011.
“NU Global Poor-Attendance Advising Overview,” Northeastern University, March 3, 2011.
“NU Global Advising Student Orientation Introduction,” Northeastern University, January 20, 2011.
EcoCritical Digital Humanities, Or How to Save the Planet, Association for Computers and the Humanities Conference, July 24, 2019.
“Anthropocene Digital Humanities.” Modern Language Association (MLA) Convention 2017, Philadelphia, January, 8, 2017, panel chair.
“Digital Metabolisms: Manifesting Data as a Collaborative Research Process” panel, AEGS How Do You Do Digital Humanities? Conference, North Carolina State University, March 27-28, 2015, panel chair.
“Manifest Data: 3D Printing Personal Digital Personal Data to Demonstrate Digital Metabolism,” Places & Spaces: Mapping Science exhibition opening, Duke University, January 21, 2015, panel chair.
“Expeditions in Digital Pedagogy” Collaborations in Humanities, Arts, & Technology (CHAT) Festival 2014, North Carolina State University, February 28, 2014, panel co-chair.
“Emerging Bodies and Embodiments,” Marxism & New Media Conference, Duke University, January 2012, panel chair.
DHI Week 2019, March 25-29, 2019, Duke University.
THATCamp Eco-Critical DH, Duke University, February 27, 2016, co-organizer with UNC-Chapel Hill’s Research Hub. Duke Certified Green Event.
Network_Ecologies Symposium, Duke University, October 18-19, 2013, organizer.
#toofew Global Feminists Engage Wikipedia, edit-a-thon, satellite conference, Duke University, March 15, 2013, co-organizer with Dr. Adeline Koh.
Marxism & New Media Conference, Duke University, January 20-21, 2012, co-organizer.
Duke Innovation & Entrepreneurship lecturer, Duke University, 2018-present.
Literature & Environmental Humanities Instructor, Duke University, 2017-present.
Literature & Digital Humanities Graduate Instructor, Duke University, 2013-present.
Senior Lecturer & Undergraduate Advisor, Global Pathways Graduate Program, Northeastern University, 2010-2011.
Online Teaching Assistant, Vanderbilt Institute for Integrative Biosystems Research and Education, Vanderbilt University, 2005-2011.
Writing Coach, Language Tutor, Editor, & Website Administrator, Writing and Academic Resource Center, Emerson College, 2008-2011.
Learning to Fail. I&E 252, Duke University, Instructor. Fall 2018, Spring 2019, Fall 2019, Spring 2020, Fall 2020. Co-taught with Dr. Aaron Dinin.
Acting Environmentally: Environmental Art, Action, and Activism. LIT 290/CulAnth 290/Eng 290/Environ 290, Duke University, Instructor. Spring 2018, Course site and syllabus: https://sites.duke.edu/culanth290s_02_s2018/. Duke Certified Green Classroom.
Designing Nature’s Futures: Reading the Environment in Speculative Art and Fiction, LIT 290/Eng 190/CulAnth 190, Literature Department, Duke University, Instructor. Fall 2017, Course site and syllabus: https://sites.duke.edu/lit290s_01_f2017/. Duke Certified Green Classroom.
Remaking Nature: Eco Media and the Environment, Summer 2017, Duke University. Duke Certified Green Classroom.
Global Environmental Humanities: Global Ecologies, Permaculture, and Environmental Justice, LIT 290/Eng 190/Environ 190, Literature Department, Duke University, Instructor. Spring 2017, Course site and syllabus: https://sites.duke.edu/lit290s-1_02_s2017/. Duke Certified Green Classroom.
Augmenting Realities 2.0: Technoscience, Ecomateriality, Literature, LIT 80s_01, Literature Department, Duke University, Instructor. Fall 2014, Course site and syllabus: http://sites.duke.edu/lit80s_01_f2014.
Augmenting Realities: Technoscience, Digital Art, & Electronic Literature, LIT 80s_02, Literature Department, Duke University, Instructor. Fall 2013. Course site and syllabus: http://sites.duke.edu/lit80s_02_f2013. Featured by Dr. David F. Bell on the MLA Commons site: http://praxisnetwork.commons.mla.org.
Writing for Graduate School, ESL 230, Global Pathways Graduate Program, Northeastern University, 2010-2011.
What is Life? Science/Physics Honors Course, HONS 185, Honors Physics & Biomedical Engineering, offered through Vanderbilt Institute for Integrative Biosystems Research and Education, Vanderbilt University. Co-instructor and online Teaching Assistant, with Dr. John P. Wikswo, Spring semesters, 2005-2011.
Courses as Teaching Assistant:
Science Fiction, Science Fact, Duke University. Instructors: Dr. N Katherine Hayles and Dr. Mark Kruse, Spring 2014.
Surprise Endings: Social Science and Literature, Duke University, Digital Learning & Literature Assistant. Instructors: Dr. Dan Ariely & Dr. Cathy N. Davidson, Spring 2013.
Twenty-first Century Media, Duke University, Fall 2012. Instructor: Dr. Mark B.N. Hansen
Learning to Fail, multiple, ongoing.
Digital Pedagogy, Duke University, Migrations Lab, Sept 28, 2018.
Introduction to Digital Pedagogy, Duke University, Migrations Lab, Sept 26, 2018.
[2015-2017 workshops forthcoming]
Leader, Assessing Digital Scholarship Workshop, Duke Doing DH Series, Duke University, March, 17, 2014.
Leader, Plagiarism and Writing for Graduate School Workshop, Northeastern University, January 20, 2011.
Co-Leader, Avoiding Plagiarism Workshop, Masters Program, Journalism Department, Emerson College, October 30, 2009.
PROFESSIONAL SCHOLARLY EXPERIENCE
Senior Program Coordinator, Educational Programs & Digital Humanities, Duke University Franklin Humanities Institute, 2019-present.
Duke Story+ Humanities Research Program Co-Director, Duke University Franklin Humanities Institute, 2018-present.
Lecturer, Duke Innovation & Entrepreneurship, Duke University, 2018-present.
Research Associate, Department of Literature and Global Cultural Studies, Duke University, May 2017-present.
Digital Humanities Specialist/Project Coordinator, John Hope Franklin Humanities Institute, Duke University, 2017-present.
Project Assistant, Duke University Humanities Futures Initiative, Duke University Franklin Humanities Institute, 2016-2017.
Intern, Digital Library Intern, Digital Scholarship Services Digital Research Library, Duke University, 2014-2015.
Coordinator, Digital Humanities Programming, Duke Digital Scholarship Services Murthy Digital Studio, Duke University, Spring 2015.
Research Assistant, Mark B.N. Hansen, Duke University, 2011-2012.
Technology Coordinator, Adult Education Program, Boston Chinatown Neighborhood Center, Boston, MA, 2010-2011.
Member and Project Leader, S-1 Speculative Sensation Lab. Lab directed by Mark B.N. Hansen and Mark Olson, Duke University, Fall 2011-present.
Research Assistant, Digital Humanities Research Assistant, Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Humanities Writ Large Initiative, Duke University, 2014-2015.
Mentor, PhD Lab Mentor, PhD Lab in Digital Knowledge, Duke University, 2014-2015.
Scholar, PhD Lab in Digital Knowledge Scholar, Duke University, Class 2013 & 2014.
Research Assistant, Social Media & Webdesign Research Assistant, HASTAC (Humanities, Arts, Science and Technology Alliance & Collaboratory), Duke STEAM Challenge, Duke University, Summer 2013.
“Network Ecologies: Art in the Edge,” featuring Rebecca Norton, Shane Denson, and Karin Denson. Duke University Edge, April 20-September 10, 2015, exhibition curator and organizer.
Duke Network_Ecologies Symposium, October 18-19, 2013, exhibition curator and organizer.
First American Premiere of Jason Barker’s film Marx_Reloaded, Duke University, January 19, 2012, event organizer.
Review Committee Member, Smithsonian National Museum of African American History Interns and Fellows Program, 2018-present.
Review Committee Member, Dean’s Award for Excellence in Mentoring, 2019.
External Reviewer, Swiss National Science Foundation, 2018.
Member, Duke University Healthy Campus Initiative Environment and Culture Working Group, Duke University, 2017-present.
Editorial Board, Media Theory Journal, 2017-present.
Editorial Board, Electric.Press, 2016-Present.
Advisor, Franklin Humanities Institute Digital Humanities Initiative Advisory Board, 2015-present.
Coordinator, Duke Literature Summer Sessions, Duke University, 2014-2016.
Reviewer, Journal of Interactive Technology and Pedagogy Editorial Collective, Chair of Communications Committee, 2017-present.
Editor, Journal of Interactive Technology and Pedagogy Editorial Collective, Chair of Communications Committee, 2014-2017.
Advisor, Duke University Libraries Graduate & Professional Student Advisory Board (GPSAB), Duke University, 2014-present.
Advisor, Duke STEAM Challenge 2015-2016, Duke University, 2015-2016.
Mentor, PhD Lab Mentor, PhD Lab in Digital Knowledge, Duke University, 2014-2015.
Reviewer, Networking Knowledge, ISSN: 1755-9944, 2015.
Reviewer, Journal of Interactive Technology and Pedagogy, ISSN 2166-6245, 2015.
Mentor, Duke STEAM Challenge 2014, Duke University, Spring 2014.
Advisor, Undergraduate & Graduate Advisor, Northeastern University, 2010-2011.
ASSOCIATIONS & MEMBERSHIPS
Association for the Study of Literature and Environment (ASLE) Member, 2015-present.
Modern Language Association (MLA) Member 2014-present.
Humanities Education and Research Association (HERA) Member, 2013-present.
HASTAC (Humanities, Arts, Science & Technology Alliance & Collaboratory) Scholar, Class 2013 & Class 2014 & Class 2015 & Class 2016.
DIGITAL PRODUCTION & TEACHING CERTIFICATIONS:
Coursera Data Scientist Toolbox, John’s Hopkins University Completion with Distinction, 2015.
Certified Online Instructor, Northeastern University, 2011.